The St. Regis Washington, D.C.
Travel Blogs from Washington DC
... Potomac River. The captain pointed out buildings and things of interest, including the Pentagon and some of the monuments and memorials that we had seen in the National Mall. There were not any 'no photography' signs visible from the boat so I took some more photos of the front of the Pentagon. There are several bridges that span the Potomac but nothing on the scale of the New York Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges. In 1982 one of bridges was hit by a ...
... had spotted a burger joint just down the road from the hotel. We were so exhausted from the heat when walking around Arlington and walking around the Air and Space Museum, we took our lunch back to the hotel and watched the end of the soccer. After a quick nap (well Mike's quick nap anyway), I decided I wanted to go to Georgetown. A great decision by me... Ended getting stuck in traffic for an hour trying to leave the city because of a ...
... museum, the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary. This was a working pharmacy from the 1850s to 1930s. The family went bust in the great depression and sold the whole works to the city conservation body who just kept everything as is. The obligatory tour was conducted by a strange strange woman.
Had a great meal at O'Connells, an irish type restaurant. Then I sent Deb to fight for an ice-cream ...
... each one belonging to an American who died
during the Vietnam War. Just as at Arlington, it is hard to not become a little
misty eyed as you scan the seemingly endless list of young lives cut short for
About this time Eugene and Millie had to leave as they had a
family event to attend. Kids can be so damned needy. Scott decided we needed to
eat, so we climbed on board his SUV and he drove us somewhere ...
Today was a crazy day. I rode through a town called Upperville about 20 miles out of Winchester which was very cool. It was out in the middle of a bunch of really well landscaped horse properties. The middle of town was full of really old stone and brick buildings that were from the 1800's that still had people living in them. About 25 miles from Upperville I rode into Shantilly which got crazy. There were cars everywhere and the traffic was heavy for about 25 ...
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